Saturday, November 4th, 7 pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
We are excited to kick off our 2017/18 season with legendary classical guitarist and professor at the Eastman School of Music in New York, Nicholas Goluses.
“Goluses produced an elegant sound. And the finales, taken dangerously fast, were accurate, transparent, and impressively articulated. Mr. Goluses gave persuasive, energetic readings.”– The New York Times
Mr. Goluses will give a masterclass at the California Conservatory of Music on Sunday, November 5th at 11 am. Please contact us if you are interested in auditing the masterclass for free.
Saturday, February 17th, 7 pm at Trinity Church In Menlo Park 330 Ravenswood Avenue Menlo Park, CA 94025
The Montenegrin Guitar Duo is frequently invited to eminent international events (e.g. Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza de Granada, Kotor Art Festival, Koblenz Guitar Festival, A Tempo music festival, Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Convention, Shenyang International Guitar Festival, Daejeon International Guitar Festival), for recitals and concerts with orchestras, as well as for masterclasses, lectures on transcribing Bach’s music and adjudicating competitions. Their performances have been highly acclaimed by both audience and critics who praise their historically informed performances of J. S. Bach’s English Suites in a new, fresh approach on two guitars. The duo will stop by the California Conservatory of Music on Sunday, February 18th at 11 am for a masterclass. Please contact us if you are interested in auditing the masterclass for free.
Saturday, April 7th, 7 pm Venue TBA
Fire & Grace is an eclectic collaboration between guitarist William Coulter and violinist Edwin Huizinga. This unique duo explores the connective musical elements of classical, folk and contemporary traditions from around the world. Fire & Grace’s repertoire is vast, ranging from Bach to Vivaldi, tango to Celtic tunes, traditional Bulgarian to American fiddle tunes and waltzes, call played with a sense of discovery and commitment to the elements of passion and virtuosity — fire and grace — found in these diverse traditions. Recent and upcoming performances have included engagements at the Carmel Bach Festival, the Mozaic Festival, the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, the Electric Earth Concerts, the Monterey Museum of Art, and with Tomaseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas.
Saturday, April 28th, 7 pm Venue TBA
Bay Area guitarist and professor at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Marc Teicholz will team up with Seattle-based English guitarist Michael Partington in a special evening of music for guitar duo. They will be performing works by Manuel De Falla, Enrique Granados, Johannes Brahms and much more.